The table below looks at the statistics for the Report Writer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Report Writer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Report Writer
Rank 544 549 501
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Report Writer 32 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.034% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.037% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 23
Average daily rate
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£328 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.96% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £229 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £404 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £29.34 £22.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

Report Writer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Report Writer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Report Writer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Report Writer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Report Writer within the UK.

Report Writer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Report Writer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Report Writer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 29 £328 -2.96% 6
London -2 19 £333 -5.00% 1
City of London +18 3 £328 -20.60%
East of England +5 3 £225 -4.25%
West Midlands -5 2 £275 -30.59% 1
Manchester -7 2 £250 +16.27% 3
North West -12 2 £250 +16.27% 3
South East - 2 £365 - 1
Yorkshire -11 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Chiswick - - - -

Report Writer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title.

1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 33 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 20 (37.04%) T-SQL
5 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.07%) Finance
7 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (18.52%) MS Office
10 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle
13 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
14 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
15 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
15 4 (7.41%) NHS
15 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
16 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 3 (5.56%) MDX
16 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
16 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
16 3 (5.56%) ETL
16 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (5.56%) SAP
16 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2

Report Writer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Report Writer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Report Writer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.85%) SAP Business One
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.85%) Agresso
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (61.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 22 (40.74%) SQL Server
3 12 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (1.85%) SAP HANA
11 1 (1.85%) QlikView
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) MDX
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.56%) ETL
4 1 (1.85%) CRM
4 1 (1.85%) Data Modelling
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.85%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (1.85%) Analytics
4 1 (1.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.85%) Project Management
4 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) Hyperion